Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: 16MP Rear Autofocus Camera with curve edges

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has an amazing design like other Samsung smartphones with curves on both sides to provide greater functionality. Like other flagship smartphones, it has high camera qualities that offer excellent shots. It has a 16MP rear autofocus camera and a 5MP front camera. Even in low light, it captures crisp and clear images. This phone was launched on April 10, 2015. It is one of the best camera phones. This smartphone provides smooth performance, long-lasting battery capacity along with the latest Android v5.0.2 Lollipop OS.

This phone has two variants starting at the price of Rs. 29,999 for 3GB/64GB and Rs. 37,299 for 3GB/32GB. It comes with four different colors such as Black, Gold, Green, White.

BrandSamsung
ModelGalaxy S6 Edge
Lauch dateApril 10, 2015
ColorsBlack, Gold, Green, White

Front view of Galaxy S6 edge

Display:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels and pixel density of 576 PPI. The screen of this phone has curved on both sides having the same dimensions and resolution. The aspect ratio is 16:9. This curved screen is complemented by shiny metallic colors.

The front of the phone is made of glass and has meta sides frame in sweeping curves. The home button below the screen has an integrated fingerprint sensor that works with only a tap and there is no need to swipe across it. The power and volume buttons are on the same sides, but the Nano-SIM card tray has moved to the top, to one side of the infrared emitter.

The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v4, Scratch-resistant glass to avoid scratches. It has a Capacitive and Multi-touch Touch Screen.

Screen Size5.1 inches (12.95 cm)
Screen Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixel Density576 PPI
Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v4, Scratch-resistant glass
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass

Design:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge measures at the height of 142.1mm, a weight of 132grams, a width of 70.1mm, and a thickness of 7.0mm.

Height142.1mm
Width70.1 mm
Thickness7.0 mm
Weight132 grams

Performance:

Looking at the performance, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is powered by Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset along with Octa-core (2.1 GHz, Quad-core, ARM Cortex A57 + 1.5 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53).

The processor of this phone is handled by Mali-T760 MP8 graphics and has a 64-bit architecture. It has 3GB of RAM with two internal storage variants such as 32GB and 64GB. 3-D gaming and heavyweight multitasking can be done. The main plus of this phone is ultimate power efficiency. There is no scope for expansion. The user available storage is up to 24.4GB. It supports USB OTG.

ChipsetSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
ProcessorOcta-core (2.1 GHz, Quad-core, ARM Cortex A57 + 1.5 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsMali-T760 MP8
RAM3 GB
Internal Memory32GB, 64GB
Expandable MemoryNo
User Available StorageUp to 24.4 GB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Battery:

The battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is 2600 mAh and has a Li-on type battery. There is no user-replaceable battery. It supports wireless charging. Another thing about the battery is fast charging. When the phone is charged for 10 minutes, it can be used for 4 hours continuously. Ultra Power Saving Mode helps to conserve power. But, the disappointing factor is that it does not have USB Type-C.

Battery Capacity
2600 mAh
TypeLi-ion
User-ReplaceableNo
Wireless ChargingAvailable
Quick ChargingFast
USB Type-CNo

Camera:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge sports 16MP rear autofocus camera which has features like auto HDR, geo-tagging, OIS, touch focus, panorama, LED flash and can shoot 4K videos at 30fps. In the front, it has 5MP front camera for selfies and video calls supporting HDR.

Camera quality is excellent. Close-ups are richly detailed with almost no perceptible noise, and even photos taken in low light are incredibly good. Images can be easily captured on fast-moving objects. The tracking Autofocus keeps up with subject in motion offering clear images every time.

The shots taken are rich in color and detailed. The image sensor process two different types of exposures and combines them into a single picture which is called auto-real time HDR.

Rear Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution
16 MP f/1.9 Primary Camera
Sensor
CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor
AutofocusAvailable
Physical Aperture
F1.9
Optical Image StabilisationAvailable
FlashLED Flash
Image Resolution5312 x 2988 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 120 fps
Video featuresDual Video Recording

Front Camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution5 MP f/1.9, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Physical ApertureF1.9
Auto FocusCMOS
FlashNo

Network and connectivity:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a single SIM slot that accepts Nano-SIM. It accepts 4G, 3G, 2G networks. Connectivity options such as VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, mobile hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, NFC.

SIM SizeSIM: Nano
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed: 50 Mbit/s 300 Mbit/s (LTE category 6)
3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
SAR ValueHead: 0.169 W/kg
Wi-Fi FeaturesWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetoothv4.1
GPSGPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging, USB Host, micro USB 2.0
NFCAvailable

Multimedia:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge does not have FM Radio. It has 3.5mm headphone audio jack and Loudspeaker.

FM RadioNo
SoundLoudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack

Sensors:

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a fingerprint scanner and it is available on the front of the phone. It has other sensors such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope.

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
PositionFront
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge FAQs:

1. What is the price of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge in India?

The price of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge in India is Rs. Rs. 29,999 for 3GB/64GB and Rs. 37,299 for 3GB/32GB.

2. What are the colors available in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

There are four colors available in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge such as Black, Gold, Green, White.

3. When was Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge launched in India?

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was launched in India on April 10, 2015.

4. What is the battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

The battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is 2600 mAh and has a Li-on type battery.

5. What is the screen resolution of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

The screen resolution of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is 1440 x 2560 pixels.